On Tuesday, Apple conducted a LIVE launch event from Apple Park, to launch various products including the Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, and the new iPad Air along with the 8th generation of iPad. But in another major announcement, Apple confirms that the Apple iPhone users will get iOS 14 updates starting 16 September. Moreover, the stable version of iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and tvOS 14 are also releasing on the same date, i.e. today.
Cupertino giant’s CEO Tim Cook revealed the release date of iOS 14 at Apple’s virtual event last night.
iOS 14 release date in India
As Apple CEO Tim Cook confirms at his virtual keynote, the iOS 14 release would take place today, September 16 in the country. However, Cook did not reveal the release time. But as per some previous observations, the iOS 14 update could be released at around 10:00 am PST/1:00 pm EST. So in India, the updates should arrive on your Apple device nearly at 10:30 pm IST today.
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iPhone models compatible with iOS 14
We are sure that you are wondering about the list of iPhones model that is going to receive the iOS 14 update. So, we would like to inform you that the update will be available for download on all iPhone models that are in the compatibility list of iOS 13. So the list will be as follows;
- 1- iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus,
- 2- iPhone SE and iPhone SE (2020)
- 3- iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus,
- 4- iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus,
- 5- iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max,
- 6- iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max
Although, the iOS update will also be compatible with the seventh-generation iPod touch.
How to download iOS 14
To download iOS 14 on your eligible iPhone or iPod device as soon as it has reached, go to Settings > General > Software Update. You can automatically download by selecting the option on your device.
But experts always recommend to back up your personal data before beginning the download process. Also, your device should have an adequate amount of battery charge, or be plugged for charging, to install the update.
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iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, tvOS 14 release
Additionally, Apple is also set to release iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and tvOS 14 for all compatible devices today. The iPadOS 14 has some amazing features like new sidebars, pull-down menus, and an enhanced search experience that works similar to macOS’s Spotlight pop-up search bar.